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“Absolutely perfect”
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Front garden patio area... The perfect suntrap...
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Front garden patio area... The perfect suntrap...
The Mawddach Estuary viewed from one of the hills in front of the house... Kiddies have their own picnic table... complete with hidden sandpit under table top !
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Front garden patio area... The perfect suntrap...
The Mawddach Estuary viewed from one of the hills in front of the house...
Kiddies have their own picnic table... complete with hidden sandpit under table top !
Summer's here... Fire up the BBQ...
The modern, fully equipped kitchen, which adjoins...
...the dining room, with a large farmhouse table to seat 8... Perfect for social gatherings
Sitting room with cosy wood-burning stove and seating for 8...
Master Bedroom - King-size bed with a beautiful view of the wildlife reserve & hills...
Twin Bedroom with a similar view of the wildlife reserve & hills beyond...
Twin Bedroom with a view of farmland and hills...
Ground floor double bedroom... Ideal for guests with restricted mobility ..
Study or quiet reading room? Whatever you prefer...
Modern, newly renovated bathroom with electric shower over the bathtub...
Ground floor shower room & WC, with shower seat and grab rails...
Utility with washing machine, tumble dryer, boot trays, coat hooks and buggy storage...
RSPB Wildlife Reserve... The entrance to this path is 50 metres from our front gate...
The Mawddach Estuary... Another fabulous view... and just 500 metres from our gate...
Morfa Mawddach Station on the scenic Cambrian Line is150 metres from our front gate..
Barmouth Bridge - Britain's longest wooden railway bridge... 500 metres from our door...
Barmouth Bridge from Barmouth (looking towards Arthog) - The longest viaduct in Wales...
A beautiful sunset... as seen from Barmouth Bridge...
The superb sandy beach at Fairbourne... Only 1.5 miles from 7 St Marys...
The Mawddach Trail at Penmaenpool... Access the Trail only 50 metres from 7 St Marys front gate
The Blue Lake... Another great walk from the doorstep, with a surprise at the end...
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Arthog, Gwynedd, North Wales, Wales

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Melanie P
Broseley, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Absolutely perfect”
Reviewed September 16, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We spent a lovely week at St Mary's in August and was over the moon with the cottage. Beautifully decorated and furnished - a true home from home. There really was nothing that had not been thought of, everything we needed (and more) was provided. Our three boys (and their Nana) felt at home straight away. Easy access to Fairbourne and Barmouth for beaches, and Aberdovey a bit further on, plus lots of steam trains (a must for our youngest boy!) Booked straight away to return next August - our boys are already looking forward to seeing '"their bedroom" again :) Full five stars from this family!

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Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Oct 28, 2016
Many thanks for a brilliant review and also for the lovely comments in our guest book. So pleased to hear that all the family had a great holiday and that you all enjoyed the house and location. We've tried to make sure that all generations are catered for and that everyone feels welcome. Thank you for choosing to stay at 7 St Marys and for booking again for next year. All the best Ian & Mandy
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Liz T
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Absolute bliss...”
Reviewed September 4, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This is the perfect location for a family / group of friends. If you are fairly active, there are plenty of beautiful walks along with beaches a short bike ride away. We'd recommend the nearby pony trekking, walks along the estuary, a swim in the blue lake in the hills, Fairbourne beach and a mooch around Barmouth (some wonderful shops).
7 St Marys has all you need for a week of pure comfort. The beds were top notch luxury, the views are amazing; all the facilities are faultless and our kids were in heaven with the endless supply of games. This is holiday rental accommodation at its very best. Fantastic... We will be back.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing !
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
Sep 8, 2016
Thank you very much for the excellent review and for the lovely comments in our guest book. Great to hear that you all had a wonderful holiday and loved the house and location... you certainly had a very active week! It's such a beautiful scenic area, brilliant for outdoor enthusiasts. We've made sure that there's a good selection of books, magazines, DVD's, toys & games at the house, so hopefully most age groups, abilities and tastes are catered for. Many thanks for choosing 7 St Marys for your holiday and we hope that you will stay again very soon. All the best Ian & Mandy
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LucyFairb...
1 review
“Great location and lovely accommodation”
Reviewed July 31, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

I was absolutely delighted with my choice of cottage. It had everything you could want.My father has restricted mobility and it was perfect for him and he loved the shower.

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Management Response
Aug 10, 2016
Thank you so much for leaving us an excellent review and for writing the lovely comments in our guest book. So glad to hear that you all had a wonderful holiday in tropical Arthog, 36 degrees C ... what fantastic weather you had!

Great to hear that the ground floor bedroom and shower room with fold-down seat was a big hit with your father. We set up 7 St Marys in this way, with our parents in mind, as they struggle with stairs and it really is ideal for them.

Many thanks for choosing 7 St Marys for your holiday and we hope that you will be returning very soon.

All the best

Ian & Mandy
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Marion O
Stroud, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Fabulous place”
Reviewed June 30, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We spent a week at 7 St. Marys, Arthog and loved everything about it. The location is beautiful and brilliant for walking - a gorgeous 20 minute walk over the railway bridge into Barmouth for example or around the estuary; also further afield up the Arthog falls to the wonderful Cregenan Lakes beneath the mountain of Cadair Idris. We know the area well, having visited for many years.
This was our first visit to 7 St Marys. We were absolutely delighted with it. The owners have taken such care to provide everything you might possibly need to make your stay perfect - from board games and DVD's to a well-stocked kitchen and utility area along with lovely bright rooms.
I stayed with my husband, father and two sons (18 and 20) - in 4 spacious well decorated bedrooms with amazingly comfortable beds. The additional shower room downstairs was also a real bonus. We cannot recommend this lovely home highly enough - thank you Ian and Mandy.

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Liked best: The thoughtful attention to detail.
Liked least: The smoke alarm - went off noisily when I grilled sausages!!
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Marion H
2 reviews
“Great accommodation in an amazing location which offered something for everyone.”
Reviewed April 18, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

The accommodation fully met the needs of our party from the toddlers to the older ones of us among the party. The holiday home is extremely well equipped and well presented and felt like home away from home. We especially enjoyed the walk to Barmouth and the trail along the estuary, would recommend it to anyone as an ideal place for extended family and group holidays.

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Liked best: Everything about it
Liked least: Nothing nit to like
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 12, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

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Traveling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
colnelk9
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic house and setting, everything there you might need!!”
Reviewed September 3, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a fabulous stay at 7, St Mary's cottage. The house is tastefully decorated and really well equipped. It is in a beautiful setting surrounded by fabulous scenery with easy access to a variety of walks. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay: the holiday and the house met all of our parties needs, which included children, teenagers and elderly people. We will defiantly go back: can't wait!!!

Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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